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Open Water PADI Scuba Dive Course
4 Day
Price from:
9,800 Baht
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Trip Highlights
Koh Tao is the leading place and one of the cheapest in the world for PADI dive certifications.We even provide FREE PRIVATE ROOMS with all dive courses!
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PADI Open Water Course with FREE 4 nights Fan Room - Adult 9,800 THB
PADI Open Water Course - Child over 10 years 9,800 THB
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Customer Rating:
  4.8 Average from 55 Reviews
Children Friendly:
Yes, this trip is suitable for children
Trip Reviews
Steve H., Canada
Solo Traveler
Excellent place to learn to dive.
"I did my PADI open water course here and had a fab time. All the staff are very professional but most of all very fun and all are focused on safety but they make sure you have fun doing it. They are..." [more]
Brian Felds, Great Britain
Solo Traveler
Excellent dive resort.
"I had a fantastic time taking the course. I was a bit concerned as this was my first time diving but should not have worried. The staff were amazing, really helpful and always encouraging, The accommo..." [more]
David Henkly, Great Britain
Solo Traveler
Fantastic time again.
"This was my second time diving on Koh Tao with these guys. All the staff are very helpful and friendly. From the moment I arrived just like my first time. The instructors were so friendly and made m..." [more]
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  • Courses start every day and PADI Open Water certifies the student to dive to a maximum 18 meters.
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  • Swimming attire & towel
  • Sun Protection, Hat & Sunglasses
  • Camera & Waterproof bag for camera
  • A small amount of Money
  • Copy of passport
  • Motion sickness pills (if required)
  • Dry Bags
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Koh Tao is the leading place for PADI course certifications in the world with its fantastic diving and cheap PADI courses.

This amazing island has over twenty local dive sites, wreck dives and probably the most whale shark sightings anywhere in Thailand!

Our PADI, award-winning, 5 star CDC (Career Development Center) level dive school and resort, located between Mae Haad & Sairee Beach, has two beach front onsite swimming pools, own boat pier, three large dive boats, videographer, beach bar & restaurant, and a free fan room provided with your course to help sweeten the deal! (excl. DSD or DM).

Course group sizes are kept small with no more than 4 people in a group so you can be sure to receive specialised attention during your course.

The social scene is fantastic with our beach bar, full moon BBQ’s, dive movies, cocktails at our beach bar and beautiful sunsets!

With cheap dive courses, amazing atmosphere, fantastic dive oriented social life and the surrounding beautiful reefs you will be so happy that you chose to do your PADI dive course on Koh Tao!

The 4 day PADI Open Water Course on Koh Tao is the most popular introduction training course to help you obtain your diving certification for scuba diving to a maximum depth of 18 metres.

As a special offer for booking online, you will also receive a free fan room for the Open Water course for 4 nights.

There is also a video party night on your last night on Open Water course watching your dive movie.

The starting age for a child is 10 years old for Junior Open Water Course.

Important Notes
*If you have any health conditions you should visit a hyperbaric dive doctor to get a dive doctors certificate allowing you to dive prior to starting your dive course! A standard doctors certificate may not be accepted (depending on the health condition) and it must state that you are fit for scuba diving without any imitations.
*It is not possible to dive with some conditions such as asthma, respirority conditions, pregnancy, epilepsy etc.
*Schedule, dive sites & days may change due to weather conditions.
*Please make sure your travel insurance covers you for adventure and diving sports.
*Children starting ages: Junior Open Water age 10 to 14, Junior Advanced Course 12 to 14 yrs.
Trip Includes
  • All materials in your native language for the course (excl.DSD & DM)
  • Professional PADI multi-language Instructors
  • Liability insurance
  • Loan of dive equipment
  • Three Large dive boats
  • Soft drink and snacks on board the dive boats
  • Two on site Swimming pools
  • Free wifi internet in main bar area
This Trip Does Not Include
  • Food& drinks
  • 100Baht charge for PADI Certification Card digital photo online submission. (excl.DSD)
    This activity is offered year-round.
    Departure Schedule
    This trip departs every day
    Every month of the year
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    Important: departure/start date must be at least 2 days from today
    Quantity Description Price Deposit
    PADI Open Water Course with FREE 4 nights Fan Room - Adult
    PADI Open Water Course - Child over 10 years
    * exchange rates last updated 07 January 2018
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